Harold L. Kestenbaum Joins Spadea Lignana

For Immediate Release: PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 25, 2019 — Franchise law firm Spadea Lignana announced today that effective May 1, 2019, legendary franchise attorney Harold L. Kestenbaum and the entire practice of HLK, P.C. will join the Spadea Lignana team.  The combined firm will represent over 250 franchise systems nationwide.

“We are very excited and honored to welcome Harold, his team and his clients to our practice” said Tom Spadea, Managing Partner of Spadea Lignana.  Spadea continued, “what Harold has built over four plus decades of practice is not only impressive, but unrivaled in the franchise industry.  He has pioneered a unique and sophisticated legal representation model for franchisors.  We are looking forward to taking those best practices and bringing them to the next level.”

Harold L. Kestenbaum, Franchise Attorney

Mr. Kestenbaum has been seeking a true partnership with a franchise law firm deeply rooted in the franchise industry.  In Spadea Lignana, he found a boutique franchise only practice of a dozen attorneys with significant practical franchise experience.  Kestenbaum stated, “I am very impressed with the approach that Tom and Josh bring to their clients, the software compliance system they have created and the excellent reputation they have developed over the last eight years since they founded the firm.  Together, I believe we will be able to service our clients efficiently and effectively for many years to come.”

Mr. Harold Kestenbaum, Esq. and Mr. Roger Quinland, Esq. will join Spadea Lignana as partners along with their highly skilled, experienced and client-centric paralegal team.  The combined firm will maintain the Melville, New York office along with their headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Tom Spadea, Esq.
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